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, still drifting at this point. >>> america's fastest growing port, you think it is los angeles, maybe new york, think again. savannah, georgia tops the list thanks to exports of chicken feed, a delicacy in asia. the head of the port is up ahead. tracy: maybe he will tell us how to eat those. ashley: no. tracy: outrage over spending bill for superstorm sandy is filled with pet projects in washington, d.c. while people are still devastated by the storm. liz claman on the story. ashley: from chicken to pork. time for stocks now. as we do every 15 minutes we head to the floor of the new york stock exchange, and nicole petallides. the market is literally at a stand till over this fiscal cliff. >> i knew you knew where we were going every 15 minutes, ashley. we have to check in on the markets. you're seeing the dow who haver around the unchanged line, down three points now. tech-heavy nasdaq the worst of the bunch down one half of 1%. app, i'm also watching whether or not the dow will have winning week. we had three straight weeks in a row of gains. if we close right here right now we're all ri
in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending lim
% of gasoline to bay area pumps. >> we have a new twist in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the
such a deadly weapon? what's the gunman began in 1996 port arthur massacre was from new town, australia and. within days, australia, a country of hunters, passed the strictest gun control legislation in its history. there have been no mass killings since. the academy award winning filmmaker michael moore, the director of "bowling for columbine," response to the sandy hook massacre. >> there are crazy people and there are shootings and killings in norway and france and germany, but there hasn't been 61 mass killings like there have been in this country to a sense columbine. >> and the nra facebook page has gone dark. we will speak with lisa graves about big guns and big money. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many kernels for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto, 06 years old, were laid to rest in small caskets. more funerals are slated today including two m
.com/pricerewind. >>> as if the looming fiscal cliff wasn't enough to worry about, now 14,000 dockworkers at ports from massachusetts to texas are threatening to go on strike sunday. that could cost americans billions of dollars, because shipping costs on everything from shoes to cars would skyrocket. cnn's brian todd is at the port of baltimore. >> reporter: victor, this is a crucial port for commerce in this region. this is the seager terminal in baltimore. you see a containership to my right, the terminal on my left. over my left shoulder, 600,000 containers move through the port of baltimore every year, billions of dollars' worth of goods but that could all come to a grinding halt if the dockworkers and the shipping companies can't reach a deal. they moved everything from our cloths to toys and electronics through the ports and into the marketplace but a lot of the goods won't be making it to our stores if longshoreman from maine to texas go on strike. that's what could happen by sunday if a deal can't be reached between the major shipping companies and a union representing nearly 15,000 longshoremen. >> the imp
bertha. >> good evening. hopefully it will be averted. the director of the port authority is encouraging the authorities and passengers and cargo airlines to work together and resolve their differences. they want more training and better equipment. the port authority says a strike would be disruptive. and software sales rose 17%. results suggest that it hasn't crimped it spending. and a sweet story about a honeymoon at the waldorf astoria 60 years ago. the hotel honors an veries if you have your receive. he and his wife thought it would be nice to have pancakes for breakfast. but the pancakes were at the 2012 rate which is $24 for room service. $21 for the room, $24 for the breakfast. larry, everything goes up, and this was the second time they did it this year. they had a couple that paid $16.80. >> plus the pancakes. but that is a far cry from the pensional suite which is $8,000 a night. >> the nation still looking for answers after the newtown shootings. right now more information about this mass killer. we are about to talk about all of this with two former fbi profiling experts. tha
that balances commercial interests and brings fish stocks back on track. >> returning to the dutch port after a week of fishing in the north sea. he is only licensed to catch one kind of fish. eu ministers responsible for fisheries say quotas are necessary to protect fish stocks. >> for us, it is about sustainable fishing policy, which is based on the maximum sustainable catch. >> it sounds environmentally friendly, but it results in edible fish being thrown overboard. fisherman dump the unwanted fish that get caught in nets. it does not make much ecological or economic sense. millions of euros are thrown out every year. environmentalists are calling for brussels to enact a throwback band. >> a fisherman has to bring what he catches into port. that would put pressure on the fishing industry because they only want to bring back the valuable kinds. >> in short, throwing good fischbach to see is cheaper than buying new nets like this one. the special design only catches the place. >> it means fishing less foot fishing more sustainably, more intelligently. we are calling on ministers to reduce th
. what's healthier than that? >> today the operators of east coast ports agreed to extend the longshoremen's contract for another 30 days. this move averted a potential strike. maryland governor martin o'malley is applauding the extension, saying baltimore's port is a major part of maryland's economic strength. the main issue is royalty payments for each container unloaded. >> former president george h. w. bush is still in intensive care. the spokesperson says he is improving. the 88-year-old with the hospital november 23 with bronchitis related symptoms. his doctors say he is in good condition, good spirits, and alert. former president bush was placed in the ico after he developed a fever -- icu after he developed a fever. >> highway crews are preparing for winter storm expected to hit tomorrow. kreuz spread the icing chemicals -- crews spread de- icing chemicals on bridges. >> is this really necessary? >> we're going to have live extensive coverage of news channel it about is no tomorrow morning. check with us then. -- channel 8 about the snow tomorrow morning. this view
, a strike that could have shut down ports up and down the east coast is averted for now. the long shoreman's union along the east coast and gulf of mexico will extend the current contract for 30 days. that extension prevents a possible strike that could have crippled operations at port and including the port of baltimore. in a statement today, the maryland governor martin o'malley wrote, quote, the port of baltimore continues to be a major part of the state economic strait generating and supporting thousands of jobs. during the extended period, we hope long-term resolutions can be reached for the hardworking families who depend on jobs and commerce linked to the port of baltimore. >>> to the state of the skins. it's the hottest ticket in town. the redskins play host sunday night as the two teams battle it out for the nfc east title and a place in the play-offs. our coverage begins at 5 with fox 5s lindsay murphy and more on the big showdown. hi, lindsay. >> reporter: to put this in perspective, fed ex field opened in 1997, and sunday's game is being called the biggest game in the 15-year h
. not as much as massive port strike would if no deal is made before this saturday. some are calling it the port's cliff. that's not the only outrage coming from the unions this week. we are going to discuss that next. free market capitalism, best path to prosperity. this is something they learned the hard day the american people are tired of the status quo. >> who are you going to vote for? >> definitely not this guy. >> you know your money got him elected last time. >> i didn't give that guy a dime. >> yeah, you did. our union gave him a big chunk of your dues money. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote.
shootings. investigators say 42-year-old marco fired 54 shots into the air outside a new port beach mall saturday. no one was shot. he has been involved in ten similar shootings since april. including two near disney land and another outside the same new port mall. he remains in jail without bail. >>> the leaders of an independent panel that harassly criticized security in ben tobacco city will explain their findings today. the u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed in a september 11 attack. meanwhile democrats are rejecting the fiscal cliff plan b by republicans. boehner stays his plan b is a fallback in case they don't get a deal done before the end of the year. his plan is to increase tax rates for those making $1 million a year and keep them the same for everyone else. senate democratic leader harry reid says plan b won't make it through the senate where democrats are in the majority. >>> instar gram is responding to the new terms of service. instagram founder is now thanking users for their input about new rules. one says instagram could sell any photos posted to adve
the waterfront cliff and it could have a major impact on east coast ports. held the authority is bracing for the worse, up next. >> winter arrives in maryland. state officials confirmed the first hyperthermia-related death this year. what you need to do to stay safe. >> maryland live will no longer have to close its doors. beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >> it is a race against the clock with the port officials in baltimore. a looming dockworkers' strike could have an impact on ports. the dundalk terminal will stay open to keep the cargo supply chain moving. the current longshoremen's union could mean all walked out for thousands of dockworkers and catastrophic effects for those who use them. it could have an economic a fact of as much as $1 million per day. >> in tonight's medical alert -- a major step forward battling breast cancer. they are now offering the 3d mammogram. it is the first va to offer this technology. it allows doctors to examine breast tissue one layer at a time, rendering deeper
blow sometime soon not from the fiscal cliff, but from a union strike that could shut down major ports from coast to coast. should the white house step in? we're going to be talking smoot holly in a second. heather: former president george h.w. bush has been hospitalized for more than a month. what doctors are now saying about the former president's health. gregg: and from twilight twists to secret e-mails to the cia, a look back at the biggest scandals, scandals of 2012. oh, yeah, that was a scandal. heather: that's a big one. ash cd from capital one, sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purche, everday! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great sinesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. heather: welcome back. an upd
of firing shots outside of a shopping mall in new port. he is now connected to several other shootings in southern california. investigators say 42-year-old marcos fired 54 shots into the air outside of a fashion island mall in new port on saturday. no one was hit. he has been involved in ten similar shootings since april. including two that happened near disney land and another one outside of a same new port law. he's still in jail being held without bail. >>> one east bay city is considering a plan to ban the use of surveillance drones. the berkeley city council talked about the no drone zone proposal. alameda county sheriffs office is considering buying and using the four pound machine for short missions. and the drone would only be used over berkeley if authorities in berkeley asked them to use it. supporters of the no drone zone say the use of that drone violates their civil rights. >>> right now 5:49. we were talking about starting at 4:30 this morning. that big crash. way up north. sal has an update. >> that is right pam and dave. the freeway was open just after 5:00. and it was
, employees at major ports back east and in the gulf coast could soon be on strike. the international longshoreman's association is calling for that action if a deal on a new contract is not reached soon. a walkout by 15,000 dock workers would hold billions of dollars worth of imported goods. >>> and thousands of bay area nurses plan to walk off the job on christmas eve. a spokesman for the california nurses association says it will be a one-day strike, the 8th since september 2011. it will affect seven sutter hospitals in san francisco and two others in san jose. they are add odds over benefits and staffing. >>> they are installing different piping at the richmond refinery to prevent fires. according to the "san francisco chronicle," this kind of piping is made to resist the type of corrosion that's believed to have caused the august fire at chevron. officials tests on the fire are not complete. >>> later this week, state regulators are expected to approve a pg&e plan aimed at improving its pipeline safety guidelines. it is all in response to the explosion of a pg&e pipeline that kil
not be so significant is the fact they're making it is significant. russia has a very critical port along the syrian course along the mediterranean the port of tartuse. russia is trying very hard to keep tear influence inside syria and may be trying to play both sides of the coin here. they want to keep assad so they have influence with him and to hedge their bet to gain as much influence with the syrian rebels so if the rebels win they get to keep the port which is their only naval port outside the russian federation. going forward this turned into a little bit of a proxy war. a number about weapons the rebels are getting especially coming from outside powers. obviously president assad has been resupplied by iran and russia. rebels being supplied by saudi arabia, qatar and also turkey so that both side here have little interest in a peace deal. more interestingly both sides, the saudis and the iranians, have an interest in trying to see this go on as long as possible and an interest seeing their side win inside syria. they're willing, more than happy in fact, to supply money and weapons
on sunday between labor union shipping at ports from boston to houston, could be halted. insiders say a deal looks like a long shot. right now over 14,000 workers are threatening to strike at 14 major ports. you see them go all along the south and east coast. not only will a strike cause billions of dollars a day, it will force shipping costs to rise. things will be delayed coming in. right now the union is fighting for workers to be paid per shipping container, which comes out to a salary of $124,000 per year for each worker. >>> mother nature adding insult to injury to people still trying to recover from super storm sandy. many in sea bright, new jersey, was devastated down there, say this week's nor'easter was like being kicked while down. one homeowner picked what she could salvage from sandy in a container. she sadly discovered it flooded. >> i don't know what to do about that. i'll have to -- first of all, get it out and get it someplace and dry it out. >> juliet: i drove down there three weeks ago, i could not believe what i saw. about 150 out of the 300 people who live there stayed.
night in new port beach. no one was hurt. police say 42-year-old told them immediate after his arrest he was unhappy with life. state records show he was a registered security guard or patrol person, but investigators believe he was unemployed. he has been cooperating with authorities. >>> there are other stories in the news tonight. he was hospitalized that led her dehydrated, tonight, the dutch says makes her first public appearance -- dutches. makes her first appearance. plan to walk off the job on christmas eve -- in a linge between the union an uchess. makes her first appearance. management. a spokesman for . >>> thousands of bay area nurses plan to walk off the job on christmas eve in a lingering solution between management. it will be a one day strike, the 8th since september 2011. nurses at nine hospitals are participating in the strike. union leaders remain at odds with issues such as benefits and staffing. >>> there is new movement aimed at preventing the u.s. from falling off the fiscal cliff. john banner is offering a trillion dollar in tax increases. in return, baner wants a
, are used by the department of homeland security to watch over u.s. ports and international borders. the fbi and about a dozen police and sheriff's departments also have them but critics say that the drones are an invasion of privacy. >>> coming up, they jumped into action to save the life of a baby born on the streets of san francisco. >> those two police officers are being hailed as heroes. they share their emotional stories coming up. >> and a breakthrough in the "fiscal cliff" face-off. which side seems to be giving in as they work toward a compromise. >> not a big storm but a soggy start to the day. things are going to start to clear out. we could be in for a cold night. we'll talk about that coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, may avoid the dreaded "fisc cliff." president obama and house speaker >>> well, the nation's capital, there's a soon of hope that we may not step off the "fiscal cliff." president obama and house speaker john boehner have been discussing a new deal this morning. they met for about 45 minutes. boehner offered a new plan in which taxes on people making more than a million
security to watch over ports and international borders. the fbi and a dozen police and sheriff's departments have them. some people complain the drones are an invasion of privacy. we'll be right back. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. the latest adventure in the "lord of the rings" saga pr to be magical at the box of this weekend. the hobbit raked in a whoppg 84- million dollars. rise of the guardians was a distt and >>> the latest adventure in "the lord of the rings" "the hobit," $84 million. -- "the hobbit." made $84 million. >>> kate middleton made her first appearance. the 4th personality of the year award this evening
are threatening to whack off the job on sunday. a walk-off could shut ports down from boston to houston. they move more than 1,400 million tons a year. >>> seaworld is known for its water shows and killer whales. iter and $80 million during the first nine months of this year. seaworld's other properties include two busch garden parks and sesame place in pennsylvania. duarte? erica ferrar. >>> thanks erica. straight ahead, your weather and in sports dwyane wade gets hit where it counts, in the wallet. this ill-advised attack on this player. >>> here's a look at today's ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, mostly sunny, 39 degrees. miami, mostly sunny, 77. chaurks occasional snow, 34 degrees. dallas, showers, 47. las angeles, mostly sunny, 63 degrees. >>> time now for a check of the national forecast. heavy w
years ago that britain's largest port of anglo- saxon metalwork was found in a field and staff for chyron. they found -- in staffordshire. they found 19 more pieces. jeremy could have a look. >> anglo-saxon treasurer, 90 artifacts dating back some 1400 years. just the latest fine from a location where the huge staffordshire hall was unearthed in three years ago. but why was so much a valuable stuff. in a field near warsaw? -- buried in a field near warsaw? to one theory is someone under threat had to leave town in a hurry. >> you rode away from your house and found a nice, quiet place, a place that you can remember and you come back for it. >> but they never did. >> no. >> the original, finding included 3900 mainly gold and silver items, up 3.3 million pounds worth. experts thought they had recovered everything. it turns out they had missed a bit. the theory at behind why some of the treasure was met -- was left in the ground was that was buried so deep that it was beyond the range of metal detectors. what has changed now that the crown has recently been proud -- been plowed, b
this morning and really intensifying by midmorning into the early port angeles of the afternoon. you can see santa rosa coming up as we can see here nearly 2 inch. but look at boulder creek, over 5" of rain. san josi nearly an inch. san francisco just about an inch and oakland 1.25". fremont just over 1.5". we're still tracking moderate to heavy rain across the region right now. all thought coverage has been decreasing on live stormtracker 2, but we're watching the santa cruz mountains with the excessive rainfall amounts. we'll check out the south bay for san josi, the darker shades evergreen and yellows reflect heavy rainfall towards milpitas and livermore, this activity just beginning to drift to the south and east. basically just a few lingering showers out towards the brentwood area and around antioch. those yellow and reds showing up around highway 4. and up in the north bay, you can pick out of the coverage backing off quite a bit, but we have some heavier downpours closer to the concord area. as far as snow, actually just snapped this picture a few minutes ago. highway 9, you can see
-- the mayor of port repubbic, new jerssy is are stealing christmas trees from the toon's public park. with a chemical thaa emits ann pwful smell when introduced to a home's heat..... 3 giberssn says: "moss bunner juice, that they actually use in fertiiizer. heessid mix that with this thing, do it 3 phen you get within five fet pf ttat tree, yoo're not going to want thht in yyur living room." room."the stench is a mix of rotten ggs anndfish.... aad apparentlyyit worked.... the mayor says the ttwn haan't seen any miising trees since putting his ppan into action. - theefog finally 3 burned off this 3 morning... and it turned into a pretty nice day outtthere. let's check in with chief meteorollgist vytas reid for a - look at the forecast. 3 3 a warning for those who use -3 iistagram... why your photos could soon be sold without your permission. 3 and santaaccaus packing heat.....the conttoversy over kids posing for piccures with & guns... bye, mom. we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclini
and fauquier counties have been invited to be a port of it. see the entire list at wusa9.com. >>> a police officer in play know, texas recently pulled over a driver because the car didn't have current registration. the driver told the cops he was sorry and he was low on money and had a choice either fork over cash to renew the registration or feed his kids. he chose the kids. the cop handed driver a ticket but inside it $100 bill. >> opened it up and there's $100 bill. i broke down in my car, what else are you going to do? >> the officer does not want to be publicly id'd but co-workers plan to honor him for his generosity. so timely with christmas right around the corner. >>> you know a couple of things, a lot of folks are e- mailing me about white christmas, what are the chances? i just tweeted out the chance in d.c. and places around the u.s.. the percentage. because they're not the same. speaking of snow, we'll take you not in the 40 continuous states, to poland. tremendous snows here's, moe of -- here. most of the video is around warsaw. that looks festive to moe. >> look at the line o
29 of the panel's recommendations. dozens of protesters turned out of the new jersey port to picket a container ship from bangladesh carrying goods for the retail giant walmart. the demonstration was after the factory fire in bangladesh that killed more than 110 workers. the factory have been used to make walmart apparel and the company allegedly played a role in blocking the improvement of safety conditions there. homeland security and port police blocked the demonstrators from approaching the ship as it unloaded its cargo. the action came as the bangladeshi government recommended criminal charges against the tazreen factory's owner for "unpardonable negligence >> leading up to the fire coming up, we will look at the situation in mexico with david barstow. a new study is predicting a current trends hold fatalities caused by guns in the u.s. will likely exceed those caused by traffic incidents for the first time by 2015. according to bloomberg news, while motor vehicle deaths dropped 22% from 2005 to 2010, firearm deaths are now on the rise from a low point in 2000. based on a 10-ye
. >>> weather is the only thing keeping the late steve jobs' yacht from leaving port in a.m. dam. until now it had -- amsterdam. until now it had been impounded by the ship's designer who claim the estate owed him money. the estate paid to resolve that dispute. the yacht will likely stay in port because of weather. the 127 million dollar vessel is headed for california. >>> crab fishermen authority of the bay area will get two more weeks of unwanted vacation. california department of fish and game has moved back the start of the season to january 15th. the season was supposed to begin at start of december for men seen know county and points north. fish -- fish and game says the crab has not yet developed enough meat. >>> 5:17. we want to keep an eye on what is a not storm today, just today. >> we get a break today. >> is that an official weather term, a not storm? >> yes,, okay. >> thanks for pretending along. >> yes, if katie says so, it is to be. is what i was told. good morning, from sutro tower you can see it is quiet across san francisco towards the east bay hills. cloud cover no rain
details as they emerge on air and online. >>> time is 5:14. the port of oakland is making reforms following the ktvu investigation of questionable spending of public money. it will set spending rules and punish managers that approve expenses that break the rules. they have found almost $200,000 in questionable spending last year. ktvu discovered two high ranking officials spent more than $4500 at a houston strip club in 2008. both of them have since stepped down. >>> the police have a warning if you use a popular trail in the east bay. a woman claims she was raped while hiking on the ma drone trail in alamo. what they are doing to make sure people out there are safe. >>> the fourth of july may never be the same in pacifica. the city is talking about banning all fire works. at this point they allow safe fire works. people light them on the beach typically on the fourth of july but they often don't clean up afterward. leftover debris gets carried out into the ocean. they are creating a task force to look into this issue. >>> 5:15. it's getting cheaper to park in san francisco. at le
,000 undocumented immigrants have been de ported from california and seven out of ten of those had no convictions or had been accused of only minor offenses such as traffic tickets. >> it's about a humane immigration policy that says we know that families are important, and it's part of the family is allowed to stay, the entire family should be allowed to stay. >> appealed the deportation order with us and they are waiting a reply. live in san francisco, janet, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> back now to the south bay where we stay on top of breaking news there. a campus lockdown has affected essentially one building now at san jose city college focussing on the tech building. we were telling you what police officers are doing inside to make sure students there o are safe. also there's a freeze warning tonight in parts of the bay area. our chief meetologist bill martin which neighborhoods will feel the coldest tonight and how much colder it may be tomorrow oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there
portion of will you england. could pick up over 6 over the snow n. minute mid atlantic sit offing ports of the ton tree. 66 dallas san antonio. >>> the time now is 39 after the top of the hour. coming up there's some kind of movement on the fiscal cliff talks. it my mott be good for your mown. >> a soldier reunited with his family just in time to welcome the newest member. that story key coming up. >> after weeks of a dead look there seems tock some movement on the fiscal cliff. here to break down negotiations is diane macedo. >> looks like republican house speaker boehner is closer to the key demands to avert tax hikes and spending cuts which wiare s to take effect in the start of the new year. he proposed allowing tax rates to go up for any one making $1 million a year. that's with the president's desire fax cuts expire for any one making 250,000 a year. boehner increased the figure for total tax revenue for $1 trillion. the speaker also conditioned his offer on the president agreeing to 1 trillion 234 spending cuts. many republican lawmakers want to raise the eligibility age or fed c
mentioned the port of tartus and it's a russian naval base. i wonder if we have a graphic here of the base. it's geopolitical stronghold for russia. their decision not to provide amnesty, for assad at this point. >> russia has to think of their own concerns ahead of the relationship with syria, no longer the same. syria is crumbling and assad is likely to die there. convince him to break down or make concession. the rate at which we see this go on is where we watch defection of the high level of the military. if he tries to leave too soon, his life is in danger. where they go, he goes. he doesn't want to leave. waiting to see if he is killed in his country. i don't think the russians can pressure him to make the decision. >> no matter what his fate, it won't put an end to bloodshed in country. >> no. this is a case study and not intervention. america is intervening everywhere. counterproductive. >> president obama was the most outspoken on this. how terrible of throwing the weight around. we didn't throw the wait around at all. they are not using helicopter and airplanes and then they did
water port on the east coast. we are planning to take full advantage of the panama canal, the changes there coming soon. which gives us the ability to bring commerce into virginia. we are aggressively building our rail system. going from the port of virginia west to try to get that traffic out west. we are -- just announced that we are building another highway. it will be a toll access highway. but one of the primary purposes of that highway is to bring truck traffic from the port of virginia inland. and connect it directly with interstate 95. and so that will help us again through the commerce side of the equation to bring in new commerce and the commonwealth of virginia. i'm going to mention something that's been a little bit taboo as of late. the governor is not ashamed of it as all. as a matter of fact we've taken full advantage of it. and it was discussed earlier, that's incentives to business. the governor has put significant additional resources into our virginia economic development partnership. both funds that he has at his disposal to incentivize and encourage business to co
of the ports and knowing that deepening needs to be there, he's shown courage when he helped us in the fight against national labor relations board and the unions that tried to take boeing down. he has shown it with his fiscal representation and the fact that he knows the value of a dollar. of he understands what every family and small business goes through, and he has stayed consistent to that. it also shows for the fact that this man loves south carolina. and he is very aware that what he does and every vote he makes affects south carolina and affects our country. and so it was with that that i knew that he was the right person. i have no doubt that he will fly through 2014. i am strongly convinced that i and the entire state will be, the entire state understands that this is the right u.s. senator for our state and for our country. what i will also tell you, and it is very important to me as a minority female that congressman scott earned this seat. he earned in this seat for the person that he is. he earned this seat for the results he has shown. he earned this seat for what i know he's
con. he called it -- lincoln. he called it land improvements. he meant ports and railroads at the time. public infrastructure is always the public's responsibility. so the question is never whether or not you're going to do it, you have to do it. the question is when does it make most sense? i would submit to you that it makes most sense today. why? because money is as cheap as it's ever going to be. every municipal government throughout this country borrows money by issuing debt bonds to underwrite the cost of building new frals. we -- infrastructure. we could be borrowing money today for about 1%. labor is cheap, equipment is cheap, because both are idling. and we clearly need the infrastructure investment. final thought on this? transportation for america, a not-for-profit organization, identifies 69,000 structurally deficient bridges in this nation. there's over 2,000 structurally deficient bridges in my state of new york. and in western new york we have 99 structurally deficient bridges. every second of every day seven cars drive on a bridge that is structurally deficient. we saw
of the body. and 20 times we do the wrong operation. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey port of new york presbyterian hospital showed me what is supposed to happen before surgery even starts. >> make a mark with our initials on the side of the surgery. >> reporter: the surgeon initials the correct limb. once inside the o.r., everything stops and they hold up a checklist. nurses should count the instruments and gauze sponges before and after surgery. and some hospitals use a new technology that dr. port pioneered. a tiny tracking chip attached to each piece of gauze. are surgeons taking this seriously? >> very seriously. >> reporter: if you have to have elective surgery, there are a couple things you can do to lower the chance you're going to suffer from a surgical error. first, go online and look at your hospital's error rate. you want one where that rate is very, very low. then talk to your surgeon and say, do you use that checklist that lived so many lives? if they do, that's the doctor you want to stay with. dr. richard besser, abc news, new york. >> that's eye opening. >> i know. >> you go in to
. what should they be doing. >> very simple. more sea, less ports. i'm a big fan of the time you spend at sea. i think there's nothing less desirable than being in port with a straw hat trapped on a bus going to a location. >> where everybody's sent. >> you don't have to always be herded on and off the ship. >> how about travelers? what's your gift for them? >> no more entitlement issues. you're not entitled to anything other than to be nice. you know what? by the time you get to that counter or gate the person who works for that airport or airline have been abused by their own company before you got there. why not be nice. once you're nice they marry you. >> it takes no energy. >> and do what my mother always told me, write your thank-you letters. >> peter greenberg going out on a limb. thank you very much. >>> two weeks ago we reported on a case of jon hammar, a marine veteran who was locked up in mexico for four months. he's on his way home for christmas. as jim axelrod reports the return trip has not been easy. >> reporter: when he crossed over the border into
near the port of everett derailing and crunching cars on the track. >> man it screws came down and took out that rail. >>reporter: as containers crumb pel he realized he could be in the perilous path. >> i thought the rail cars would pile up and come through the fence and get me. so i was trying to get out of the car. everything came to a stop. >>reporter: still he sum up what he saw in two words. >> holy bleep. >> you have the two wordy sues peg. one last check on the weather now. let's update with spencer. >> i'll be using different exclamation. let's look at live doppler 7 hd. clear 68. temperatures beginning to drop rather sharply overnight tonight. we have a freeze warning in effect for the north bay hills and valley from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. low temperature dropping between 25 and 30 degrees an of course that could pose a little bit of a threat to sensitive plant frost advisory in effect for most of the remainder of the bay area for the same hours so it's chilly all around and tomorrow state wide look for sunny skies but relatively cool down south. up in the northern
building at the former army port into an art themed hotel. they want to install wooden decks and bridges between the sites. there would also be movable pontoons and one would include a heated pool. all of west 8's ideas will be going there a public review process. >>> 6:26 is the time right now. as we get closer to christmas i think the traffic might be lightening up a bit. >> yeah it does get better. as we get closer to the e. of the week, chris -- end of the week christmas is next tuesday. here we are on wednesday. let's see what happens. let's take a look at the commutes. traffic -- no major problems. also the morning commute is looking good on the sunol grade. heading down to the bottom of the hill. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. cold out there. freeze warnings to the north bay. frost advisory everywhere else. 20s and 30s. officially 41 in san francisco. i've seen 45 at knowy valley. we will have sunshine today and increasing clouds coming in tomorrow. it's going to be a pretty good marine maker and snow maker for us here. that is not until friday and sunday. pam. >>> a local
for the port next year. he will work for seven months to make sure that business relationships go smoothly. executive director omar benjamin agreed to pay back more than $5,000 in expenses made at a strip club in texas. ktvu channel 2 morning news has also learned maritime director james kwon will earn more than $900 an hour based on his salary as maritime director. >>> the salvation army still needs more toys and they have already collected donations for more than 3,000 needy children but they still need toys for more than a thousand children. you can drop off donations in any of the facilities and cash donations are also welcome. >>> for the first time an american woman holds the title of miss universe... >> miss universe is usa... >> and that is olivia from rhode island receiving the honor and she beat out 88 competitors. sandoval was there as well and boy, tough duty for him. >>> it is looking pretty normal for thursday with our commute and toll plaza is backed up for a 15 to 20 minute delay and contra costa traffic is backed up on 680, let's go to mark. >>> we have some cold numbers,
pulling into port in galveston after passengers and crew members came down with what's called the norovirus. it usually leaves its victims miserable with stomach flu-like symptoms. and some passenger credit the crew for containing the outbreak. >> we had the norovirus and they come fined us to our rooms for three days. >> it was terrible. i thought i was dying. >> they were very good at taking care of us and took care of all of our needs. >> the ship run by princess cruises left venice italy december 2nd for a 20 day cruise. a family trapped inside a burning home, the first stop on our trip across america. south dakota, firefighters say the home was already engulfed by the time they arrived at the scene just after eight o'clock this morning. sioux falls say that three children did not make it out alive found in one room on the second floor of the home. two adults managed to escape and are hospitalized. no word what started the fire. >> florida, suburban orlando, a business robbed of $30,000 broad daylight outside of his store and the whole thing caught on tape. it takes the su
in power extremely unlikely. >> doug: you mentioned the port of tartus and it's a russian naval base. i wonder if we have a graphic here of the base. it's geopolitical stronghold for russia. their decision not to provide amnesty, for assad at this point. >> russia has to think of their own concerns ahead of the relationship with syria, no longer the same. syria is crumbling and assad is likely to die there. convince him to break down or make concession. the rate at which we see this go on is where we watch defection of the high level of the military. if he tries to leave too soon, his life is in danger. where they go, he goes. he doesn't want to leave. waiting to see if he is killed in his country. i don't think the russians can pressure him to make the decision. >> no matter what his fate, it won't put an end to bloodshed in country. >> no. this is a case study and not intervention. america is intervening everywhere. counterproductive. >> president obama was the most outspoken on this. how terrible of throwing the weight around. we didn't throw the wait around at all. they are not usin
lake ported. >> i think you need chain controls if you are going up to tahoe. >> tahoe winter storm warning it's heavy this morning. you need chains if you are heading up that way. they will get a break tuesday and wednesday and then heavy snow while we're getting the heavy rain for thursday. good morning. 5:17 on the dot and coming out crossing a wet golden gate bridge as you come into san francisco. let's take a look at live doppler 7-hd. best radar returns over in napa and solano, they are blue. let's focus in on the green which is normally some heavier rain or stronger radar returns. you see along mission boulevard, heading over to sunol grade and pleasanton and livermore is where we're seeing the best radar returns and also on 238 coming across hayward this morning. there is the latest update. you can see it heading over to calavares road and piedmont road. you can see those areas wet along with alum rock. steady rain through the morning hours and scattered, light showers during the afternoon hours. temperatures are very mild this morning. heading out it's coolest. concord, 52
through the port, the most damning recommendation was number one n. a post 2001 intelligence collection that expand expanded, the benghazi attacks are a stark remind they're we cannot overrely on the certainty or even likelihood of warning intelligence. careful attention should be given to factors showing a deteriorating threat situation in general as a basis for improving security posture. key trends must be identified and used to sharpen calculations. to me what's implied there is since 9/11, we might have increased our security and intelligence capabilities and seem to have gotten complacent in feeling like the terror threats around the world are not as dangerous perhaps as we know them to be now. >> there is no doubt when i was in a major threat and attempted assassination and my security went up triple fold. what is most devastating was that the security office eric nordstrom who testified on the hill several months ago with the people i believe that the taliban is within the state authority. they had the situation in kwlab and this was no surprise to anybody including me and yet t
acts. in the same year in australia there's the port arthur massacre and the uaustralian government acts. and we've had columbine, newtown. and nothing happens. not a political issue. a point of debate. it's an object of reverence in this country. it's a god. >> what you're pointing to, let's talk about the british and australian. the revulsion against the deaths of murders of elementary school kids had a huge impact there in those countries. and it's having a huge impact right now. the reason this is not just a one-day, one-week story is because people are so heartbroken. and they are shocked at what happened. >> it's been three years since virginia tech. what happened? >> i think there's an emotional difference when it comes to elementary school kids. that makes it different. number two, people said when we're talking about the nra, there was once upon a time more powerful and more fearsome lobby in washington. it was the tobacco lobby. people were saying there could be nothing more american than the marlboro man. how much of the country's economy was based on tobacco. so where yo
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